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Job details
Employer Leeds City Academy
Location Leeds
Salary Grade: B3.18-21
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 17 April 2017 (or sooner dependent on candidate availability)

You will contribute to the key objective of the Academy Development Plan, ‘Raising standards of achievement’, by administrating and supervising the day to day running of the internal Move room and co-ordinating work from relevant subject areas.

General Duties:

  • To provide continuous supervision of the students within the Move room ensuring that they work productively, independently and safely.
  • To encourage students to reflect on their behaviour and to accept responsibility for their actions (including students working without disruption).
  • To log behaviour incidents/attendance on SIMs/Behaviour Watch, complete a daily behaviour log and contribute to a half termly behaviour report.
  • Where appropriate, maintain and update student referrals to Behaviour Watch.
  • To liaise with subject teachers/Area Team Leaders when appropriate, gaining key information about units of work in order to provide work that is age and ability appropriate for students in the Move room.
  • To assist in putting together packs of age and ability appropriate work for students to use in Isolation, Move room or to be completed at home should students be excluded.
  • To monitor the quality of work completed by students and ensure that this is assessed where appropriate.
  • Co-ordinate and create, in conjunction with School leaders, bespoke learning pathways for individual students through Ed Lounge (where appropriate).
  • To ensure that the Move room procedures are adhered to and that the room and its resources are well maintained, neat and tidy.
  • To implement strategies to support students with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, setting challenging and demanding expectations and promoting independence.
  • To establish productive working relationships with students; acting as a role model, providing support, encouragement, guidance and assistance for learning.
  • To set high personal standards of classroom practice to encourage effective learning and promote high standards of achievement, behaviour and discipline. To provide information and advice to enable students to make appropriate choices about their own learning and behaviour.
  • To undertake structured and agreed learning activities, including those linked to individual education plans and national learning strategies, adjusting activities according to student responses and particular needs, in order to maximise student access to the curriculum within an inclusive setting where appropriate.
  • With appropriate training, attend to student’s personal needs, including pastoral, social, health, physical, hygiene, minor first aid and welfare matters including the delivery of therapy and programmes of work as directed by specialist agencies.
  • To be aware of and support differences and equality. Challenge and motivate students, reinforcing self-esteem and promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all students through the completion of relevant work packs if needed.
  • To establish constructive relationships with parents/carers where needed; exchanging information, facilitating their support for their child’s attendance, access and learning and supporting home to academy and community links.

Leeds City Academy - Aspire Together - Achieve Together

Leeds City Academy is an 11-16 school situated in the vibrant heart of Leeds. We are a smaller academy, enabling our staff to nurture the talent and realise the potential of each and every student. We provide an exceptional education and life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. Our vision at Leeds City Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within the next three years.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

The Trust employs over 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.

We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provide expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

To apply visit and download an application form. Completed applications should be returned to  

Should you wish to visit our Academy please contact Mrs Yvonne Hare at who will be happy to arrange a tour at your convenience. Visitors are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Closing Date: Friday 2 December at 12noon
Interviews are to be held week commencing 5 December 2016

Leeds City Academy

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Bedford Field
Woodhouse Cliff
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom